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Four New COVID-19 Infections, Including Three On Oahu Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Four New COVID-19 Infections, Including Three On Oahu

UPDATED: Late Tuesday evening, Gov. David Ige announced more businesses will be allowed to reopen in the coming weeks.

Ige Urged To Order DOH To Accept More Pandemic Help Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Urged To Order DOH To Accept More Pandemic Help

Some think the Hawaii Department of Health is woefully short of people doing contact tracing, but the department says it has enough staff to handle the short term.

1 New COVID-19 Case Confirmed On The Big Island Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

1 New COVID-19 Case Confirmed On The Big Island

Four other recoveries from COVID-19 were announced by state health officials on Monday.

COVID-19 Antibody Testing Ramps Up In Hawaii Without DOH Endorsement Hawaii Pacific Health

COVID-19 Antibody Testing Ramps Up In Hawaii Without DOH Endorsement

Due to uncertainty around the tests, Hawaii Pacific Health doesn’t plan to change any of its policies if any of its employees are found to have antibodies.

Recoveries Outnumber New COVID-19 Cases in Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Recoveries Outnumber New COVID-19 Cases in Hawaii

Just one new case in Hawaii was confirmed Friday, while the Department of Health reported that six new people had recovered from the virus.

Hawaii Senate Committee: Why Can’t We Enforce The Travel Quarantine? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Senate Committee: Why Can’t We Enforce The Travel Quarantine?

The Senate panel members planned to visit the airport on Friday to see for themselves how the screening and enforcement process is working.

Hawaii DOH Reports 5 New COVID-19 Cases Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii DOH Reports 5 New COVID-19 Cases

New infections were reported on the Big Island and Maui on Thursday.

COVID-19 Curve ‘Flattened’ But Tourism Won’t Open Soon Cory Lum/Civil Beat

COVID-19 Curve ‘Flattened’ But Tourism Won’t Open Soon

Loosening restrictions will be a slow process and officials do not yet have a plan to allow visitors back.

4 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

4 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed In Hawaii

UPDATED: Certain restrictions will be relieved in phases, and laboratories will begin to test some patients for COVID-19 antibodies.